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How to create fillable forms in Word
How to fill out a PDF form without software
Word will ask you where to save the PDF file you're creating. Select your desktop or Fileshare and click OK. At this point you have a basic PDF document, but you still need to tell Acrobat to make it a fillable form. To proceed, click the Tools button, then the Forms button, and then Create. Acrobat will ask you a couple of questions. On the first screen, make sure "Use an existing file" is selected, then click Next.
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Adobe PDFs are one of the most popular file formats used in business, due to their ability to be read on different operating systems. They have many attractive features, including encryption and document collaboration. You can use PDFs to maintain the original appearance of documents. You can use Adobe Acrobat or an online converter, along with Microsoft Word, to accomplish this task. Enter an email address if required, click the button to perform the conversion and then download the file as instructed.
Filling in form fields
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This document explains how to fill PDF forms. Not all forms are fillable. These non-interactive forms are called flat forms. If necessary, right-click the document, and select either the Hand Tool or the Select Tool from the pop-up menu. The pointer changes to a different icon as you move it over a field. Some text fields are dynamic, meaning that they automatically resize to accommodate the amount of data you enter and can span across pages. Optional To make form fields easier to identify, click the Highlight Existing Fields button on the document message bar.